There is something in the story of Hansel and Gretel that is telling of Nietzsche’s convalescence. When the little Hansel and Gretel heard while eavesdropping on their parents’ conversation about abandoning them in a forest, they managed to device a way for them to get back, and that is to drop pebbles on their way as restore points. 662 more words
Tags » Convalescence
con·va·les·cence /känvəˈlesəns/ noun: time spent recovering from an illness or medical treatment
Every January in Austin, I and thousands of others wage war against the cedar pollen that explodes across central Texas. 1,084 more words
I said I was superstitious, and didn’t want to tempt fate by proclaiming how great 35 was. Hmm. Fate was tempted anyway.
Since my last blog post I have been quite poorly with tonsillitis, Anna has had conjunctivitis which was really horrible for her, Sophia had a teething-plus-cold-plus random-temperature thing which meant she was breastfeeding every 2 hours all night, and she has also had another head bump where she lost consciousness and we ended up in A&E again. 202 more words